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Population in 2012: 1,300 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: -2.5%
 

Males: 604  (46.5%)
Females: 696  (53.5%)

Median resident age:  37.3 years
Michigan median age:  40.9 years

Zip codes: 48416.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $30,760 (it was $33,906 in 2000)
Brown City:

$30,760
MI:

$46,859
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $18,619

Brown City city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $78,003 (it was $89,000 in 2000)
Brown City:

$78,003
MI:

$115,700
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $95,350; Detached houses: $100,457; Townhouses or other attached units: $191,081; In 2-unit structures: $118,602; Mobile homes: $45,119

Median gross rent in 2012: $448.

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Brown City races chart
  • White alone - 1,269 (95.8%)
  • Hispanic - 30 (2.3%)
  • Two or more races - 22 (1.7%)
  • American Indian alone - 2 (0.2%)
  • Black alone - 1 (0.08%)
  • Asian alone - 1 (0.08%)

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Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Brown City: 82.8 (low, U.S. average is 100)

Ancestries: German (24.3%), Polish (14.7%), English (11.7%), Irish (9.3%), French (5.6%), United States (3.5%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Elevation: 813 feet

Land area: 1.07 square miles.

Population density: 1,215 people per square mile 
 
 (low).

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For population 25 years and over in Brown City:

  • High school or higher: 82.6%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 9.0%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 5.6%
  • Unemployed: 23.9%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 30.4 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Brown City city:

  • Never married: 31.0%
  • Now married: 48.8%
  • Separated: 0.9%
  • Widowed: 5.5%
  • Divorced: 13.7%

17 residents are foreign born

This city:  1.4%
Michigan:  6.1%



According to our research of Michigan and other state lists there were 15 registered sex offenders living in Brown City, Michigan as of September 30, 2013.
The ratio of number of residents in Brown City to the number of sex offenders is 87 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $1,489 (1.9%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $1,174 (1.2%)

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Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Shelby, MI (37.5 miles , pop. 65,159).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Detroit, MI (57.3 miles , pop. 951,270).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (257.2 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: Melvin, MI (2.6 miles) , Marlette, MI (3.0 miles ), Peck, MI (3.0 miles ), North Branch, MI (3.2 miles ), Yale, MI (3.3 miles ), Clifford, MI (3.5 miles ), Imlay City, MI (3.7 miles ), Capac, MI (3.8 miles ).

Latitude: 43.21 N, Longitude: 82.99 W

Area code: 810

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Crime rates in Brown City by Year
Type 2001 2002 2004 2005 2007 2008 2009 2011 2012
Murders 000000000
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.0
Rapes 120000102
per 100,000 74.6148.30.00.00.00.080.50.0152.4
Robberies 000100000
per 100,000 0.00.00.075.80.00.00.00.00.0
Assaults 424000011
per 100,000 298.3148.3301.00.00.00.00.075.576.2
Burglaries 1140100524
per 100,000 820.3296.50.075.80.00.0402.3151.1304.9
Thefts 233134333220182026
per 100,000 1715.12298.02558.32500.02473.01581.01448.11510.61981.7
Auto thefts 500303001
per 100,000 372.90.00.0227.30.0237.20.00.076.2
Arson 100000000
per 100,000 74.60.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.0
City-data.com crime rate (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 298.4) 285.5270.7168.6151.7102.685.3156.189.3253.0

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Crime rate in Brown City detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2012, including police officers: 2 (2 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.52
Michigan average:

1.74

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Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

11.2%
Michigan:

9.7%

Unemployment by year (%)


Population change in the 1990s: +108 (+8.8%).

Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (33%)
  • Accommodation and food services (12%)
  • Health care and social assistance (10%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (7%)
  • Educational services (7%)
  • Construction (6%)
  • Other services, except public administration (6%)
  • Health care and social assistance (42%)
  • Manufacturing (17%)
  • Retail trade (17%)
  • Educational services (10%)
  • Accommodation and food services (6%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (5%)
  • Arts, entertainment, and recreation (2%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (11%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (8%)
  • Assemblers and fabricators (6%)
  • Construction trades workers except carpenters, electricians, painters, plumbers, and construction laborers (6%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (5%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (5%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (5%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (8%)
  • Waiters and waitresses (7%)
  • Cashiers (6%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (6%)
  • Assemblers and fabricators (5%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (5%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (4%)

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Average climate in Brown City, Michigan

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Tornado activity:

Brown City-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Michigan state average. It is 44% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 6/8/1953, a category F5 (max. wind speeds 261-318 mph) tornado 21.9 miles away from the Brown City city center killed 116 people and injured 844 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

On 6/8/1953, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 10.6 miles away from the city center injured 23 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Brown City-area historical earthquake activity is significantly below Michigan state average. It is 100% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 9/2/1994 at 21:23:06, a magnitude 3.5 (3.4 LG, 3.5 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 86.6 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Sanilac County (10) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 6
Emergencies Declared: 4

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 5, Storms: 5, Tornadoes: 2, Snowstorms: 2, Blizzard: 1, Flood: 1, Hurricane: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
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Birthplace of: Dewayne T. Williams - Marine Corps Medal of Honor recipient.

Medal of Honor Recipient born in Brown City: Dewayne T. Williams.


Hospitals/medical centers near Brown City:

  • MARLETTE COMMUNITY HOSPITAL (Hospital, about 10 miles away; MARLETTE, MI)
  • MARLETTE COMM HOSP LTCU (Nursing Home, about 10 miles away; MARLETTE, MI)
  • YALE COMMUNITY HOSPITAL INC (Hospital, about 12 miles away; YALE, MI)

Political contributions by individuals in Brown City, MI

Amtrak station near Brown City:

  • 20 miles: LAPEER (73 HOWARD ST.) . Services: fully wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, call for taxi service.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Brown City:

  • St Clair County Community College (about 33 miles; Port Huron, MI; Full-time enrollment: 2,307)
  • Mott Community College (about 38 miles; Flint, MI; FT enrollment: 4,343)
  • University of Michigan-Flint (about 38 miles; Flint, MI; FT enrollment: 4,638)
  • Oakland University (about 40 miles; Rochester Hills, MI; FT enrollment: 12,679)
  • Kettering University (about 40 miles; Flint, MI; FT enrollment: 2,047)
  • Baker College of Flint (about 40 miles; Flint, MI; FT enrollment: 3,765)
  • Baker College Center for Graduate Studies (about 40 miles; Flint, MI; FT enrollment: 2,058)

Public high schools in Brown City:

Public elementary/middle school in Brown City:

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Library in Brown City:

  • BROWN CITY PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $46,927; Location: 4207 MAIN STREET; 14,488 books; 257 audio materials; 260 video materials; 62 print serial subscriptions)

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Notable locations in Brown City: Brown City Station (A), Brown City Hall (B), Brown City Fire Department (C), Brown City Public Library (D). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Brown City include: Immanuel Revival Church (A), Brown City United Methodist Church (B), Missionary Church (C), Faith Baptist Church (D), Trinity Lutheran Church (E). Display/hide their locations on the map

Parks in Brown City include: Brown City Community Schools Historical Marker (1), Brown City Banner Historical Marker (2). Display/hide their locations on the map

 
Sanilac County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level between 2 and 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Moderate Potential

Drinking water stations with addresses in Brown City and their reported violations in the past:

BROWN CITY (Population served: 1334, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • One routine major monitoring violation
  • One minor monitoring violation

Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 19.7%
(20.5% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 22.6% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 0.0% for American Indian residents, 100.0% for other race residents, 6.0% for two or more races residents)

Average household size:
This city:  2.5 people
Michigan:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  66.8%
Whole state:  66.0%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  6.3%
Whole state:  6.4%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.2% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.0% of all households

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in Brown City, MI

14 people in workers’ group living quarters and job corps centers in 2010
6 people in group homes intended for adults in 2010
10 people in other group homes in 2000

Brown City compared to Michigan state average:

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  • Median household income below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage above state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • Number of college students significantly below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher below state average.


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Banks with branches in Brown City (2011 data):

  • Tri-County Bank: at 4222 Main Street, branch established on 1889/05/29; Ben's Supermarket Branch at 4436 Main Street, branch established on 2002/12/02. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $205.3 mil, Deposits: $182.2 mil, local headquarters, positive income, Agricultural Specialization, 9 total offices, Holding Company: Tri-County Bancorp, Inc.
  • Exchange State Bank: Brown City Branch at 4482 Main St, branch established on 2008/05/12. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $134.6 mil, Deposits: $118.9 mil, headquarters in Carsonville, MI, positive income, Agricultural Specialization, 6 total offices, Holding Company: Exchange State Bank Corp.

Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012


Brown City travel time to work - commute


Brown City mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (91%)
  • Electricity (6%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (1%)
  • Wood (1%)
  • No fuel used (1%)
  • Other fuel (1%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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2012 Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Brown City city (based on Sanilac County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 36.69%
Here36.7%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameCatholic ChurchUnited Methodist ChurchLutheran ChurchPresbyterian Church (USA)Missionary Church
Adherents39.5%14.5%12.8%5.0%4.1%
Congregations12.2%25.6%8.5%6.1%7.3%
Name The Wesleyan ChurchCommunity Church of ChristEvangelical Lutheran Church in AmericaFree Methodist Church of North AmericaOther
Adherents3.8%3.5%2.8%2.0%12.0%
Congregations2.4%6.1%2.4%2.4%26.8%
Source: Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center.
Tables represent county-level data.

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 13
This county:

2.99 / 10,000 pop.
Michigan:

2.34 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
Sanilac County:

0.23 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.18 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 12
Sanilac County:

2.76 / 10,000 pop.
Michigan:

1.52 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 19
This county:

4.37 / 10,000 pop.
Michigan:

2.99 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 27
Sanilac County:

6.20 / 10,000 pop.
Michigan:

6.80 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Here:

9.7%
Michigan:

9.7%
Adult obesity rate:
Here:

30.9%
Michigan:

29.7%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Sanilac County:

10.5%
State:

13.4%

Local government employment and payroll (March 2007)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Financial Administration 0$0 2$2,608
Other Government Administration 2$8,728$52,3681$666
Police Protection - Officers 2$5,765$34,5902$1,262
Firefighters 0$0 18$901
Sewerage 1$3,498$41,9760$0
Parks and Recreation 0$0 1$1,448
Water Supply 1$2,821$33,8520$0
Local Libraries 0$0 3$1,725
Other and Unallocable 0$0 1$232
Totals for Government 6$20,812$41,62428$8,842

Brown City government finances - Expenditure in 2002 (per resident):

  • Current Operations - Central Staff Services: $178,000 ($136.92)
    Police Protection: $133,000 ($102.31)
    General - Other: $124,000 ($95.38)
    Regular Highways: $112,000 ($86.15)
    Solid Waste Management: $45,000 ($34.62)
    General Public Buildings: $40,000 ($30.77)
    Parks & Recreation: $31,000 ($23.85)
    Fire Protection: $22,000 ($16.92)
    Financial Administration: $15,000 ($11.54)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $21,000 ($16.15)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $314,000 ($241.54)

Brown City government finances - Revenue in 2002 (per resident):

  • Charges - Solid Waste Management: $50,000 ($38.46)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $160,000 ($123.08)
    Interest Earnings: $26,000 ($20.00)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Support: $198,000 ($152.31)
    Highways: $99,000 ($76.15)
  • Tax - Property: $356,000 ($273.85)
    NEC: $1,000 ($0.77)

Brown City government finances - Debt in 2002 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding, NEC: $333,000 ($256.15)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding - Full Faith & Credit - Other, NEC: $229,000 ($176.15)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Other, NEC: $75,000 ($57.69)
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Other, NEC: $29,000 ($22.31)

Brown City government finances - Cash and Securities in 2002 (per resident):

  • Bond Fund - Cash & Deposits: $41,000 ($31.54)
  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $1,159,000 ($891.54)

5.04% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($33,644 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.04%
Michigan average:

5.24%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
from St. Clair County, MI  1.36% ($28,646 average AGI)
from Macomb County, MI  0.69% ($47,798)
from Lapeer County, MI  0.48% ($30,835)


5.56% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($27,620 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.56%
Michigan average:

5.98%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.


Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
to St. Clair County, MI  1.34% ($28,750 average AGI)
to Macomb County, MI  0.47% ($28,141)
to Tuscola County, MI  0.40% ($28,582)

Strongest AM radio stations in Brown City:

  • WWJ (950 AM; 50 kW; DETROIT, MI; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WXYT (1270 AM; 50 kW; DETROIT, MI; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING CORP. OF DETROIT)
  • WOAP (1080 AM; 50 kW; OWOSSO, MI)
  • WJR (760 AM; 50 kW; DETROIT, MI; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WLSP (1530 AM; daytime; 5 kW; LAPEER, MI; Owner: REGENT BROADCASTING OF FLINT INC.)
  • WFDF (910 AM; 50 kW; FLINT, MI; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WDFN (1130 AM; 50 kW; DETROIT, MI; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WCHB (1200 AM; 50 kW; TAYLOR, MI; Owner: RADIO ONE OF DETROIT, LLC)
  • WMIC (660 AM; daytime; 1 kW; SANDUSKY, MI; Owner: SANILAC BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WPHM (1380 AM; 5 kW; PORT HURON, MI; Owner: LIGGETT COMMUNICATIONS, L.L.C.)
  • WSGW (790 AM; 5 kW; SAGINAW, MI; Owner: NM LICENSING LLC)
  • WTRX (1330 AM; 5 kW; FLINT, MI; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WUFL (1030 AM; daytime; 5 kW; STERLING HEIGHTS, MI; Owner: FAMILY LIFE BROADCASTING SYSTEM)

Strongest FM radio stations in Brown City:

  • WBGV (92.5 FM; MARLETTE, MI; Owner: GB BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WHYT (89.1 FM; IMLAY CITY, MI; Owner: MICHIGAN COMMUNITY RADIO)
  • WHNN (96.1 FM; BAY CITY, MI; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WQUS (103.1 FM; LAPEER, MI; Owner: REGENT BROADCASTING OF FLINT INC.)
  • WTGV-FM (97.7 FM; SANDUSKY, MI; Owner: SANILAC BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WNFR (90.7 FM; SANDUSKY, MI; Owner: ROSS BIBLE CHURCH)
  • WWBN (101.5 FM; TUSCOLA, MI; Owner: REGENT BROADCASTING OF FLINT, INC.)
  • WBTI (96.9 FM; LEXINGTON, MI; Owner: LIGGETT COMMUNICATIONS, L.L.C.)

TV broadcast stations around Brown City:

  • WEYI-TV (Channel 25; SAGINAW, MI; Owner: WEYI BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • WDCP-TV (Channel 35; BAD AXE, MI; Owner: DELTA COLLEGE)
  • WFUM (Channel 28; FLINT, MI; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF MICHIGAN)
  • W52CU (Channel 52; PINCONNING, MI; Owner: NTN/SAGINAW, INC.)
  • WXON-LP (Channel 54; FLINT, MI; Owner: P & P CABLE HOLDINGS, L.L.C.)

Brown City fatal accident list:

Jan 10, 1992 09:45 AM, John St, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1



2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 12
  • Hazardous Condition: 2

Incident types - Brown City


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Most common first names in Brown City, MI among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John4179.7 years
William3276.8 years
Mary2878.3 years
James2872.3 years
Robert2869.5 years
Helen2379.5 years
George1775.5 years
Walter1680.5 years
Harold1275.6 years
Frank1279.2 years
Most common last names in Brown City, MI among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Murray1378.7 years
Bennett1173.0 years
Welch1182.9 years
Wilcox1080.9 years
Brown978.8 years
Kreiner969.5 years
Kalbfleisch969.2 years
Smith976.2 years
Shephard983.0 years
Scott981.0 years

Businesses in Brown City, MI

  • RadioShack: 1
  • UPS: 1

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